[Samba] random errors "the local drive name is already in use. This connection has not been restored."

yves.lejeune at kodak.com yves.lejeune at kodak.com
Wed Oct 6 13:47:51 GMT 2004

Thanks for your suggestions.

Unfortunately, my warning messages do not happen at login time.

> "Hamish" <captainmish at gmx.net> wrote:
> I had the same problem with XP.
> Modifying the login script to delete the mapping first was the only cure 
I found.
> and just recently I found Service Pack 2 fixes this in XP!
> I don't know how the other OSs might be affected.
> Steve

> Gerald Bird <rocknrollgolfer at shaw.ca>@INTERNET wrote:
> I have had this problem unrelated to samba. I believe it is in the login 
scripts. Perhaps you are using the "net use /persistent" switch when you 
do no need to?
> Regards,

> Brad Otto <bottojr at myrealbox.com> wrote:

> I think this is possibly a windows problem, I have had the same error in 

> high usage workgroup situations with win2000. There is a relatively 
> simple fix, I think if you search MS for the error message it is there.
> H
> Brad Otto wrote:
> >Try using:
> >
> >net use * /delete /yes
> >
> >Before mapping any drives in the login script.  This will clear any 
> >already mapped.  I do this in my login script to get rid of the drives 
> >XP/2k will sometimes hold on to and not let go on reboot.

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